Course Descriptions

Aerospace Manufacturing – Assembly Mechanic, TC

AER 115 Aerostructures Assembly

Students will master the techniques associated with aerospace mechanical assembly. Topics include the identification, installation and removal of fasteners, sealant applications, component assembly, wing structures, fuselage structures, curved surfaces, and repair techniques. Students learn in an environment which combines interactive online delivery of theoretical content with hands on application in a state of the art assembly laboratory. Prerequisite: Completion of Aerospace Manufacturing Cores Certification courses (AVC 102, AVC103, AVC104 AVC105, AVC107, AVC 108, AVC 110, AVC 112) and AVC 130 AVC 140 AVC 145 AVC 120 and AVC125

AVC 102 Precision Instruments

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to utilize precision measurement tools in the manufacturing and aerospace environment. Students will learn to utilize the different types of tools, interpret the measurement results and apply those results to industry specific scenarios. Top of page

AVC 105 Aircraft Familiarization

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the world of aviation.  Using an interactive on line environment students will be introduced to basic aerospace concepts including the history of flight, principles of flight, and the role of regulation in the industry and the primary assemblies and structures of an airplane.

AVC 110 Safety/OSHA 10

The 10- Hour General Industry Outreach training Program is intended to provide entry-level general industry workers broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a general industry site.  The training covers a variety of safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a general industry site.  OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health.  Workers must receive additional training on hazards specific to their job.  Training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards.  Instructional time will be a minimum of 10 hours.

AVC 112 Blueprint Reading

This course is an introduction to reading and interpreting blueprints. Topics include blueprint views, lines, dimensions and tolerances and blueprint symbols. Working in an interactive online environment students’ learn a systematic approach to reading blueprints.   Top of page

AVC 120 Introduction to Sealing

This course provides an introduction to basic sealing principles; including tools, sealant selection, application processes and cleaning methods.  Instruction is delivered using interactive online course content.

AVC 130 Assembly Mechanic Orientation

This course provides an overview of the technical and mechanical knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for employment in the aerospace industry as an assembly mechanic. The course presented using interactive online content.

AVC 135 Hand Tools

This course provides an introduction to the various hand tools used in aerospace industry.  The course also introduces the student to several aerospace fasteners including temporary fasteners, bolts, and lock bolts, Hi-Lok and rivets.

AVC 140 Electrical Bonding and Grounding

This course provides the specific technical and manufacturing skills and knowledge required to prepare electrical bonding and grounding locations in the aerospace industry. The topics are presented online using interactive content.

AVC 145 Power Island

This course provides the technical knowledge and skills necessary to operate power island equipment.  Students are introduced to the equipment using interactive online course content.

EBS 116 Math Fundamentals

Provides students with the skills necessary to be successful in their math courses. The course is designed to identify the student’s specific learning style, provide note taking/test taking techniques, and offer math preparation strategies. This course does not count toward the A.A., A.S., A.A.S., or A.G. S. degree. Prerequisite: EBS113 Basic Arithmetic with a minimum grade of “C” or better or Satisfactory course placement assessment scores

EMP 100 Global Professional Standards

This course provides a study of human relations and professional development in today’s rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include: human relations skills, job acquisition skills, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.